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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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    NURSE EDUCATORS AND RESEARCHERS provide clinical and theoretical education to and promote professional development of nurses and midwives, and conduct research into nursing practice.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification and at least five years relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • researching, planning, developing and implementing nursing curricula
    • facilitating practical experience for general and specialist nurses
    • evaluating ongoing and changing educational needs and monitoring course outcomes
    • participating in developing and implementing policies affecting nursing, nurse education and health
    • undertaking and promoting nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and disseminating research information
    • promoting utilisation of current research findings into clinical nursing practice and patient management
    • promoting the implementation of research and research findings into organisation-wide functions such as safety, quality and risk management
    • providing support and education for other nurses undertaking research

      254211 Nurse Educator
      254212 Nurse Researcher


    Alternative Titles:
      Clinical Nurse Educator
      Staff Development Nurse

    Designs, plans, implements and evaluates the delivery of nursing education and staff development programs, and manages educational resources.

    Skill Level: 1


    Designs, conducts and evaluates nursing and interdisciplinary research projects, and promotes the implementation of research findings into clinical nursing practice.

    Skill Level: 1

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